Film Events

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 6:45pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Come to the Alicia Ashman Public Library on the fourth Friday to enjoy films with a message, TV Series Marathons, International Films, or Motion Picture Favorites.

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

Shiki Magata is a genius programmer who, as a child, killed her parents. After being found innocent due to her mental state, she disappeared from the public eye to open an isolated research lab on a remote island. Souhei Saikawa, a college professor, is obsessed with Magata’s work, and, along with his student Moe Nishinosono and the rest of the Saikawa Research Lab, ends up planning a retreat to the island where Magata resides. Thus the stage is set for a series of mysterious...

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 6:00pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

Cinesthesia presents the film Traffic (2000).

"With an innovative color-coded cinematic treatment to distinguish his interwoven stories, Steven Soderbergh embroils viewers in the lives of a newly appointed drug czar and his family, a West Coast kingpin’s wife, a key informant, and police officers on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. The film, which delivers a complex and nuanced take on an issue of international importance without sacrificing any energy or suspense, is a...

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 6:30pm
Pinney Library

The story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew.
IMDb entry: www.imdb.com/title/tt3263904

Seating is first come, first served with space for 50 attendees. Doors open 1/2 hour before the film start time. Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the...

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

2014 / USA / 83 minutes
Elizabeth Streb and the STREB Extreme Action Company form a motley troupe of flyers and crashers. Propelled by Streb’s edict that “anything too safe is not action,” these daredevils challenge the assumptions of art, aging, injury, gender, and human possibility. BORN TO FLY: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity traces the evolution of
Elizabeth Streb’s movement philosophy as she pushes herself and her performers from the ground to the sky. Revealing the...

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 7:00pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Jazz historian Gary Alderman will present and explain films of the historically-significant innovators of modern jazz, including the only two existing videos with sound of Charlie Parker. Among the other musicians shown will be those relevant to Parker’s music and career, including Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Sonny Sitt, and Cannonball Adderly. ​

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 6:45pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Join us at the Alicia Ashman Public Library on the second Friday of the month for thought provoking international films from the Film Movement Series.

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

Once upon a time in the Kingdom of Tanbarun, there lived an independent young woman with beautiful red hair. A skilled herbalist by trade, Shirayuki used her knowledge of plants and medicine to heal the people of her city. But when her apple-red hair drew the unwanted attention of the devious Prince Raj, she was left with two options become his unwilling concubine, or leave her home forever. In the dead of night, she cut her hair and escaped to the neighboring kingdom of Clarines...

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 6:30pm
Pinney Library

The Nominee Nights film series returns to Pinney Library for another year of nominated films and performance. Please join us for one or all of the films in this series of new release, award nominated movies showing in HD on the big screen!

2/15 - Florence Foster Jenkins

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. (2016|111mins|USA)
IMDb entry:...

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

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